Selfless pursuits versus Selfish pursuits

I totally love this! It is so easy to get caught up in our own situations and totally lose sight of what’s really important…which is people and our relationships. I remember going out to dinner with a friend and the entire night she was talking on the phone to her boyfriend. Then began to rush me as he wanted her to meet up with him later. Long story short, I dropped her off and we haven’t had a one-on-one dinner again. It’s all about how you treat people.

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Lets say you come across two people while you are out running errands. The first person you encounter is an old acquaintance. You all begin catching up and out of nowhere they say, “I just donated $500 to this organization.”  You wonder, “Why did they tell me that?” The second person you run into is an acquaintance as well. You all have a casual conversation. They share with you that they were inspired by a friend who recently donated their time to paint a community center. It made them want to do more and serve others in some way.

Both people are good people with well intentions. However, each one has a different pursuit. One is selfish and the other is selfless. The picture above illustrates a problem that all of us have encountered at some point. We are out with our friends, on a date or with family. However…

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